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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

rest

(Be supported by), verb couch, lay, lean, lie, lounge, perch, prop, recline, squat

rest

(Cease from action), verb abstain, be at ease, be peaceful, be quiet, be still, be tranquil, calm down, cease, come to a standstill, desist, discontinue, end, halt, idle, keep quiet, lounge, pause, recess, relax, repose, retire, settle, stand still, stay, stop, stop work, take a break, take time out, terminate

rest

(End a legal case), verb cease to litigate, complete prosecution, conclude proceeding, end the introduction of evidence, end the presentation of evidence, finish litigaaion, submit the case, terminate a trial
Associated concepts: rest a case
See also: abeyance, absence, cessation, complement, composure, deposit, desist, extension, furlough, halt, hiatus, holiday, inaction, inertia, interval, leave, lodge, lull, moratorium, pause, place, recess, release, relief, remain, remainder, remission, repose, reside, respite, stay, stop
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Maza admits that her interpretation rests upon printed sources of the period and on the views of educated male authors, not the unlettered.
Its cornerstone rests upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is his natural and normal condition.
Gandhi's brief against modernity rests upon its supposed privileging of body over mind, personality, and spirit: the body "[encloses] the agent within himself, [breeds] individualism, and [is] the seat of desires" that press for immediate gratification (64).
The organization's mission rests upon that of the Republican Party: fighting for individual rights, not group rights.
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They lift the Jewish state's public mask and reveal the naked force beneath, arguing in turn that Israel is itself a terrorist state (Ashmore); that its tactics (many of which are, of course, officially tagged "antiterrorist" are repugnant to a human rights ethic (Graff); and in fact Israel may be charged with "s econdary genocide" (a charge McKenna rests upon a very skillfully compressed history of Israel's ideologically driven, i.
Although Bridges published several long poems and poetic dramas, his reputation rests upon the lyrics collected in Shorter Poems (1890, 1894).
If disability is viewed as a possible source of stigma and attitudinal aversion rather than as a functional limitation, the strivings of persons with disabilities to achieve equal social and employment opportunities fundamentally rests upon the implementation of their legal and constitution rights as well as upon the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs.
However, his reputation rests upon two longer works: El estudiante de Salamanca (1839), which deals with the adventures of Felix de Montemar, a typical romantic hero who witnesses his own funeral, and the long dramatic poem El diablo mundo (1840 - 41), considered his masterpiece, which resembles Byron 's Don Juan and contains the famous " Canto a Teresa, " dealing with the poet 's lost love.
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Al-Khurainej stressed that all citizens, expatriates, and illegal residents (known locally as the bedouns) are accountable to the law for any wrong doings they might commit, noting that Kuwait's safety rests upon everyone.
Making extensive use of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), this work by Davidson (psychology and oncology, Queen's U, Kingston, Canada) is intended for the general reader, nevertheless it rests upon solid scientific research, recommending strategies for both "ordinary" insomniacs and those with special conditions like medical issues or anxiety/depression.